11TH ANIE PROGRAM

– Virtual – 

TIME

– Please note the Time is on East African Time (EAT) which is three (3) hours ahead of GMT, so kindly adjust according to your location

TIME ACTIVITY SPEAKER/PRESENTER
DAY 1   25th November 2021
14.00 -14.20 Welcome Remarks Prof. Goski Alabi, Chairperson, ANIE Board & President, Laweh Open University, Ghana
14.20 –14.50

Keynote:

Transformation of African Universities to Smart Universities & the future of  Internationalization of Higher Education in Africa

Prof. Olusola Oyewole – Secretary General Association of African Universities (AAU)

 

14.50 -15.50 Regional and Global Cooperation in HE and Adaptive Strategies for the Future of Africa’s HE Post COVID 19 Pandemic
  • Zahedah Vally – Researcher, JET Education Services
  • Dr. Roberta Malee Basset – Global Lead for Tertiary Education, The World Bank
  • Dr. Emmanuel Muvunyi – VINS Education Consult, Rwanda

 

15.50 -16.00 Health Break
16.00 -17.00 Institutional Responses and Strategies for Internationalization: Responding to the Impacts of COVID 19.
  • Prof. Chika Sehoole – Dean School of Education, University of Pretoria
  • Dr. Philip Ayoo – UTAMU, University, Uganda
  • Prof. Peter Barasa – Alupe University, Kenya.
  • Prof. Rosemond Bohene – University of Cape Coast, Ghana

 

17.00 – 18.00 New challenges, opportunities and innovations: Lessons from COVID 19 Pandemic
  • Dr. Jackiline Nyerere – Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Josiah Nyangau, University of Central Missouri, USA.
  • Moffat Tarusikirwa – Zimbabwe Open University
DAY 2        26TH November 2021
14.00 -14.30

Key note:

Continental Developments in Africa’s Higher Education and their potentials for future

 

Prof. Juma Shabani – University of Burundi

 

 

14.30 -15.20

Strengthening South – South –North Higher Education Partnerships

 

  • Prof. Ramon Torrent – OBREAL Global
  • Dr. Samia Chasi – IEASA, South Africa
  • Dr. Stephen K. Appiah-Padi – NAFSA, USA

 

15.20 -15.30 Health Break
15.30 – 16.30 Effects of the COVID 19 Pandemic on Postgraduate Students and Early Career Researchers in Africa
  • Simon Ngalomba – University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Prof. Beatrice Manyasi – Maasai Mara University, Kenya
  • Dr. Olaide Agbeniga – University of Johanesburg, SA
16.30 -17.30 Digitalization, Onljne Learning and Support to Postgraduate Training and research in African universities
  • Huba Boshof – Head Neso/NUFFIC/Southern Africa
  • Prof. Ashley Gunter, UNISA, South Africa
  • Mr. John Nduri – Technical University of Kenya
  • Dr. Isaac Wiafe – University of Ghana
17.30-18.30 Building Resilience for the future of internationalization in Africa  beyond the Pandemic
  • David Farirai – UNISA
  • Prof. Pai Obanya – University of Ibadan
  • Dr. James Jowi – ANIE/EAC
18.30 – 19.00

 

Closing Remarks

  • Prof. Goski Alabi – Chairperson ANIE & President Laweh Open University, Ghana
  • Dr. Kefa Simwa – Executive Director, ANIE